Elisabetta D’Amanda, Regional Representative (New York State)
Dept. of Modern Languages and Cultures
Rochester Institute of Technology
Elisabetta D’Amanda is Principal Lecturer and coordinator of the Italian Program at Rochester Institute of Technology. Her primary areas of teaching and research are Italian cinema, Film Studies, Second Language Acquisition, along with creating internships opportunities in Italy for college students.
Elisabetta has decades of work in the Greater Rochester community both for the Italian Civic League, RIT Italian Program is part of the umbrella organization, and the Italian community at large for whom she serves locally all the way to the Embassy of Italy in D.C, where she is preparing new events every year since last Spring. These experiences also provide depth to her perspective in working not only to make her university part of an national scenario but also to continue to be well connected to the people of our region.
DML in Italian and Spanish (Middlebury College)
Master of Fine Arts in Film Production (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Master of Science in Education (Nazareth College of Rochester)